Africa

Chad’s Military Council Names Transitional Government After Death of President Idriss Deby

Chad’s Military Council Names Transitional Government After Death of President Idriss Deby

RABAT (Sputnik) – The Transitional Military Council that assumed power in Chad after the death of President Idriss Deby has…
Moroccan Foreign Minister to Court AIPAC as Biden Reportedly Sticks by Trump Deal on Western Sahara

Moroccan Foreign Minister to Court AIPAC as Biden Reportedly Sticks by Trump Deal on Western Sahara

The Saharawi Polisario Front fought a 16-year war against Morocco and Mauritania for an independent Western Sahara, which ended in…
Tributes Pour in After Unexpected Death of South African Zulu Nation Queen Mantfombi

Tributes Pour in After Unexpected Death of South African Zulu Nation Queen Mantfombi

When the patriarch of the family passes, it is often met with family tensions that inevitably emerge. After the passing…
Swiss Journalist, Local Soldier Survived Deadly Attack in Burkina Faso, Source Says

Swiss Journalist, Local Soldier Survived Deadly Attack in Burkina Faso, Source Says

NOUAKCHOTT (Sputnik) – A Swiss journalist and a local soldier escaped an armed attack in Burkina Faso on Tuesday, an…
Somalia’s Farmaajo Walks Back Term Extension, But Opposition Calls Move ‘Meaningless, Insulting’

Somalia’s Farmaajo Walks Back Term Extension, But Opposition Calls Move ‘Meaningless, Insulting’

In 2019, Mogadishu began the process of extending new offshore licenses to US-based oil giant ExxonMobil and others, which put…
US Pledges ‘All Available Tools’ to Support Somalia’s Farmaajo as Term Extension Bid Crumbles

US Pledges ‘All Available Tools’ to Support Somalia’s Farmaajo as Term Extension Bid Crumbles

The African Horn nation of Somalia has large mineral and hydrocarbon reserves, including petroleum and uranium, but decades of brutal…
Four Killed, 23 Injured as Civilians Clash With Security Forces in Chad, Source Reveals

Four Killed, 23 Injured as Civilians Clash With Security Forces in Chad, Source Reveals

RABAT (Sputnik) – At least four people were killed and 23 others sustained injuries in clashes between protesters against the…
Suez Canal Authority Denies Ever Given Crew Banned From Leaving Ship

Suez Canal Authority Denies Ever Given Crew Banned From Leaving Ship

CAIRO (Sputnik) – Suez Canal Authority chief Osama Rabie has refuted reports that the crew of the Ever Given cargo…
Somalia’s Prime Minister Urges Conflicting Sides to Start Dialogue

Somalia’s Prime Minister Urges Conflicting Sides to Start Dialogue

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble on Monday urged dialogue as the best way to resolve the…
South African COVID-19 Jab Contract Bails Out Firm That Funded President’s Election

South African COVID-19 Jab Contract Bails Out Firm That Funded President’s Election

South Africa’s temporary halt on giving the US-developed Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine as part of a mass clinical trial…